Utter Pradesh: Explore The United Provinces Of Agra And Oudh!

Written By

Gopika VC

Uttar Pradesh makes people curious because it has some of the best man-made building structures and natural wonders in the world.

The 24th most populous Indian city is Agra. The Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, and other Mughal-era landmarks make Agra a popular tourist destination.


The World Heritage Site of Fatehpur Sikri is about 40 km from Agra. It was built by Emperor Akbar as part of his plans to build a grand capital for his empire.

Fatehpur Sikri

The little village is home to many gorgeous temples from different Hindu sects proclaiming Krishna in different avatars and forms as his youth home.


Varanasi has long been the Hindu pilgrimage site. Hindus believe that a person who dies in Varanasi would achieve salvation and freedom from rebirth.


It opens a world of mythological and spiritual wonders to the visitor. Prayagraj offers a mix of religious and historical experiences.


It was the capital of the ancient Kosala Kingdom and is sacred to Buddhists since Lord Buddha performed his greatest miracle to defeat the Tirthika heretics here.


The Bankey Bihari Temple in Vrindavan is one of the most important and colourful temples, where worshippers ecstatically bang little cymbals to traditional rhythms.


Buddha's final resting place makes the town famous. Mahanirvana stupa draws visitors. Buddha gained Mahaparinirvana there.


Sarnath, India's most visited pilgrimage site, has Jain, Hindu, and Buddhist temples. Buddha first taught Dharma there.


It is thought to be one of the 7 most holy places in India and is where Lord Rama was born. In the past, people called Ayodhya Saket.